Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Comparisons

2017 Medicare Advantage COSTSHARE REPORT

Annual estimated out-of-pocket costs for Medicare Advantage Plan members*
All Plans below include Medicare Part D - Drug Benefits       Indicates $0 Premium Plans
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#1 UCare for Seniors
(Essentials Rx HMO-$52)
$3,560 UCare for Seniors
(Essentials Rx HMO-$52)
$4,740  Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Platinum Blue Choice HMO-$111)
$6,550
#2 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Platinum Blue Core HMO-$40)
$3,630 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Platinum Blue Core HMO-$40)
$4,820 UCare for Seniors
(Essentials Rx HMO-$52)
$6,750

#3

UCare for Seniors (Prime HMO-$7) $3,730 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Platinum Blue Choice HMO-$111)
$4,960 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Platinum Blue Core HMO-$40)
$6,760
#4 Humana
(Choice PPO-$67)
$3,800 UCare for Seniors (Prime HMO-$7) $5,100 Humana
(Choice PPO-$67)
$7,190
#5 Humana
(Choice PPO-$23)
$3,870 Humana
(Choice PPO-$67)
$5,180 Humana
(Choice PPO-$23)
$7,250
#6 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Platinum Blue Choice HMO-$111)
$4,060 Humana
(Choice PPO-$23)
$5,230 UCare for Seniors (Prime HMO-$7) $7,380
#7 HealthPartners
(Freedom Vital Rx HMO-$70)
$4,060 HealthPartners
(Freedom Vital Rx HMO-$70)
$5,380 HealthPartners
(Freedom Active Rx HMO-$111)
$7,720
#8 Medica
(Prime Solution Thrift HMO-$73)
$4,200 HealthPartners
(Freedom Active Rx HMO-$111)
$5,490 HealthPartners
(Freedom Vital Rx HMO-$70)
$7,730
#9 Medica (Prime Solution Value HMO-$85) $4,250 Medica (Prime Solution Value HMO-$85) $5,630 Medica (Prime Solution Value HMO-$85) $7,830
#10 HealthPartners
(Freedom Active Rx HMO-$111)
$4,330 Medica
(Prime Solution Thrift HMO-$73)
$5,670 Medica
(Prime Solution Thrift HMO-$73)
$8,130
  Average: All Plans $3,949 Average: All Plans $5,220 Average: All Plans $,7329

*Annual estimated cost (out-of-pocket expenses) from Medicare Plan Finder (www.Medicare.gov) include applicable plan copayments, deductibles, and premiums. Medicare Part B monthly premiums ($134 or $109 in 2017 for most beneficiariesare included in cost calculations.  Estimated costs may be greater for beneficiaries who are late enrolling for Medicare Part D (prescription drug) coverage or lower for beneficiaries with limited income and resources.  Estimates do not include cost-sharing for additional popular benefits provided by some plans, e.g., eyewear, hearing aids, dental prevention services, transportation.  

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